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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1064782



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rickinghall Inferior

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 439916

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TM 0475 6/129


GV II House, latterly with a shop, now 2 dwellings. c.1500, floor and stack inserted and reroofed late C16, extended early C17 and early C18, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered. Black glazed pantiled roof with red pantiles to rear, plaintiles and slate on additions, all steeply pitched. Originally a 2 bay open hall with a storeyed lower bay to right, to left or upper end an added lobby entry bay and a 2 bay projecting shop and parlour cross wing; later 2 bay block added in front of service end. 1 storey and attic with 2 storey additions. Lobby entrance to early C17 stack in a short added lean-to with a 6 panelled door, above a 4-light ovolo mullioned window, axial ridge stack has a broached and moulded base to 4 conjoined diagonally set shafts with sawtooth ends. To left parlour cross wing probably designed to have a shop in smaller front bay, ground floor C20 3-light casement, first floor 4-light casement replacing an oriel window with small flanking 3-light ovolo mullioned windows, exposed plates and purlins; an C18 stack in right return behind shop bay. Left return has a C19 projection to front, behind a first floor casement replacing a 5-light ovolo mullioned window with flanking 3-light windows. To right of entrance are former hall bays with lower eaves and ridge, a 3-light casement and a 2-light gabled dormer. Original service/solar bay is now behind early C18 block and early inserted stack has been truncated. Early C18 2 bay block has a central 6 panelled door with a bracketed hood, flanking C19 sashed canted bay windows with moulded heads, first floor C20 2-light casements, left end C19 external stack in a small lean-to outshut, taller ridge. To rear original build extends slightly further with a 3-light dormer, C20 additions; C17 bays have restored 3-light diamond mullioned windows, an entrance into parlour. Interior: hall has restored walling and open truss arched braces, inserted storey posts for C16 floor with stop chamfered binding beams and joists, traces of original diamond mullioned hall window. First floor open truss posts of rebated section, cambered tie beam, C16 roof with collars and halved principals clasping purlins, arched windbraces; hall chamber fireplace has an ovolo moulded 4-centred arch. Parlour has close studding, ogee stop chamfered axial binding beam and mid-rails, chamfered depressed arched stuccoed fireplace; former shop has traces of 2 large windows, peg holes for shelving; parlour chamber ovolo moulded 4-centred arched fireplace with stucco surround inscribed to resemble ashlar. C17 roof and Beaumont Cottage not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM0470275798

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National Grid Reference: TM 04702 75798


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